Police identify kayaker found dead on sandbar in Suffolk

SUFFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Police identified a man whose body was found on a sandbar near the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel, Wednesday morning.

Someone called emergency dispatchers at 10:45 a.m. after spotting the body.

Late in the afternoon, officers said it was the body of 40-year-old Adam Lee Meeks, a kayaker.

Police found Meeks' kayak near his body. He was not wearing a life jacket.

The investigation into this death is ongoing.


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